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A68 464 He had a gift of mimicry, and when he made a speech as though he were Asquith or Lloyd George it would raise shouts of laughter.

A7G 89 A gift of just £12 could provide enough sachets of ORT to save 240 children.

A7G 276 So a gift of, say £20, will become £26.67 at no added cost to you.

A9J 65 In general, our policy should be to proceed with building our state block by block, without waiting to be given a gift of it through negotiations.

ADC 126 At Corinth St Paul found the phenomenon deeply divisive and productive of censoriousness; he taught the Corinthian church that the authenticity of a gift of the Spirit should be tested by whether or not it contributed to love and edification of the community as a whole.

AMT 176 Whereas works were human actions, faith was a gift of grace, a divine action, something implanted in the believer by God — the sort of imagery that Barth refined in his work on Anselm.

AMT 244 Where Wesley stressed faith as a gift of God, Locke stressed reason as a gift of God.

AN0 180 Only when Polish intelligence made a gift of its work to GCCS in August 1939 was it able to break its first German messages.

B7N 1657 The company sent the editor a gift of a new product, with his name emblazoned all over the top.

C8Y 1048 Like all prisoners of circumstance, you will probably reflect a good deal on the whole subject of ‘time’ and of its strange habits of hanging, dragging, or running out too quickly, but if you decide to use and dominate it, instead of allowing it to dominate you, you will inevitably come to the conclusion that it is only wasted if it is thrown away, never when it is offered freely, as a gift of love.

C96 1156 This was partly the result of a gift of £1 million from the Emir of Kuwait, along with a rise in the number of visitors which has generated around £.5 million.

C9S 1250 who believed that ‘human sexuality in all its richness is a gift of God gladly to be accepted, enjoyed and honoured, as a way of both expressing and growing in love, in accordance with the life and teaching of Jesus Christ.’

CD4 435 It is the Holy Spirit at work in our souls, a gift of the divine Love of the Trinity, which enables us to love God with the same love whereby he loves himself.

CDX 2707 ‘He never once put his hand into his box all the years that I served him,’ meaning he never gave me a gift of money, a bonus for service above and beyond the call of time.

CG3 1604 Your task is to write a gift of laughter for your friend.

CH7 2133 England No 2 Laurie McMenemy arrived late and missed the Corky and Ferdinand goals — but he saw Deane spurn a gift of an equaliser before finally striking with a header.

CJF 45 Darren often arrived on their church morning with a gift of flowers.

CKT 438 Michael Ward Stout, President of the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, says that the ‘permanent association’ with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation will begin with a gift of $2 million in cash and more than 200 of Mapplethorpe's finest photographs and ‘unique objects’, to form the nucleus of an eventual collection of major modern and contemporary photography.

CRR 164 Accordingly, it is evident that a gift of such significance could have been of no small value to a freeholder or councillor who would otherwise have found difficulty in endowing a relative so generously at the commencement of his career.

CRR 494 Political intervention was advisable even when an applicant had the necessary financial strength to make a purchase, and if a gift of a commission was a greater compliment, permission to purchase was nonetheless gratefully accepted.

EBV 1845 I can see that in such a case they might make a gift of paintings or other works of art for tax reasons, for example, and wouldn't care if they were sold or not.

EDN 649 She must have that quality, without which no woman could meet his exacting standard, a gift of caring and nurturing, a loving, maternal sweetness.

EED 430 So Murdock received a gift of 20 guineas (£21) but did not have his wages raised.

EEM 779 As a gift of divine origin, there was nothing sacrilegious in their use.

EW9 782 Hope, however, was provided by the offer of a gift of £1,000 from Alderman Ephraim Hallam, to provide leaving scholarships for boys to go on to University.

EW9 1138 A gift of £250 from Sir Alan's will went towards the making of tennis courts, and in due course a Trust Fund was established, of which the School has been a great beneficiary over the years.

F9U 709 Minton's largesse was attractive: Bernard still recollects how, at a time when he was earning £2 10s a week, in a timber yard off Greek Street, Minton astonished him with a gift of £10, in effect a month's wages.

FA2 245 In Sare itself apparently, on Sundays in October, a special mass is said in the church at 3 a.m. for those who are going out shooting, and the celebrant is later repaid for his early rising by a gift of live palombes .

FBB 450 It was this regime which sent a gift of 300 horses and five four-horse chariots to Alexander the Great (Diod. xvii.49), and sold off Cyrene's corn to the Greek world in time of shortage (Tod 196).

FD2 84 The dispositive contents of the will include:(i) pecuniary legacies of £1,000 each to the two executors, and of £2,000 to a Mr. Clarke, the deceased's stockbroker;(ii) provision for 150B, High Street and its contents to be retained to provide a residence during their respective lifetimes of two ladies, Mrs. Donelly and Mrs. Willett;(iii) a settled legacy of £10,000 to provide for the maintenance of 150B, High Street during the residence there of the two ladies;(iv) a settled legacy of £2,000 for a specified animal charity; and (v) a gift of residue in equal shares to two specified charities.

FPN 26 He had a mind of quicksilver and a gift of repartee that was second nature; his special love of language arose, I think, from the absence of a formal education.

FX6 584 I'm telling you all this, and perhaps you don't have to erm pay for any of these treatments we do gift vouchers, so if you've got anybody who wants to buy you a gift of any sort, you could always say well, I fancy erm an eyebrow trim, or I fancy a pedicure perhaps they would like to buy you a gift voucher and then you can come in and it could be a present for you.

G2R 68 These are available in recognition of a gift of £75 towards the Magdalen Bridge Appeal Fund.

G3A 1303 The Spirit is probably meant by passages of the New Testament which speak of repentance as a gift of God.

G3A 1885 Paradoxically, like so much in the Christian life, unity is a gift of God, and yet we have to work at it.

GT4 653 On this occasion Swift brought him a gift of £20 from Bolingbroke.

GUX 1001 In the bedroom Caterina and Rosalba shared in the apartment in Rupe, smaller than their room in the farmhouse, Rosa questioned her sister, whispering, the night after Tommaso had made her a gift of the bird in the street in sight of everyone coming out of Mass.

GX7 518 The school was also very grateful for a gift of text books which Philip presented on behalf of LASMO North Sea.

H81 134 The court assumes that, if the ground-rent was ‘a burden incident to the taking of the lease’ or (Lord Denman C.J.)‘a necessary burden on the premises,’the plaintiff's promise to pay it would not have been a sufficient consideration: a promise to make a gift of onerous property is still a mere promise to make a gift, though the promisee agrees to assume the burden.

HJ4 3152 Meanwhile Joey Dunlop was delighted to receive a gift of a 750cc Honda which he rode today.

HLJ 1106 On his return to Cambodia on April 17 Sihanouk announced that China had provided a gift of US$1,800,000 to the SNC.

HXX 1397 A crown now on the head of a Madonna in Essen may be that of the child Otto III, while another on the head of a crucifix in Vercelli has been thought a gift of his.

J2B 58 Mrs Sayce marked her retirement this summer by a gift of money for books in Linguistics, Comparative Literature and Modern Languages.

J2B 60 We are grateful to Helen Grant (Newsome, 1927) for a gift of art books and exhibition catalogues, to Dr Ken Lewis for books on genetics, and to Mr Paul Foote for books on Russian Literature.

J7D 1194 "supply" is defined in s46 to include:(a) selling, hiring out or lending the goods;(b) entering into a hire-purchase agreement to furnish the goods;(c) the performance of any contract for work and materials to furnish the goods;(d) providing the goods in exchange for any consideration (including trading stamps) other than money;(e) providing the goods in or in connection with the performance of any statutory function; or (f) giving the goods as a prize or otherwise making a gift of the goods.

K4W 9358 Young patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital will benefit from a gift of £1,120 from 49 probationary Durham police constables who raised the cash with a sponsored swim.

K95 1784 ‘I had a gift of some wine.’

K97 958 Pony a gift of love for sick children

K97 2010 Mrs Heaton was then presented with a floral arrangement and a gift of a framed print by local artist Jenny Holland.

KA4 209 This seat is now pleased together with a gift of trees to the garden.